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Fake it ’til you take it

Good morning, early birds. As the US election results look to be tight, Donald Trump yesterday falsely claimed victory and announced a Supreme Court bid to stop votes from being counted, meanwhile counting for Senate spots could take days, weeks or even months. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Palaszczuk’s victory is about more than populism and incumbency

Annastacia Palaszczuk's impressive win in the Queensland election confirms that voters don't see border closures as a problem, no matter how hard business and the Coalition try.

QLD LNP leader Deb Frecklington and Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Image: AAP/Cameron Laird)

6 lessons for Scott Morrison from the QLD election

Palaszczuk's decisive win makes it clear: Scott Morrison's biggest challenge is in front of him.

Deb Frecklington (Image: AAP/Dave Hunt)

Morrison’s big trip north creates headaches for Labor ahead of state election

Scott Morrison's visit to Queensland could well be the biggest threat the Palaszczuk government faces in its bid to secure another term.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (AAP/Glenn Hunt)

Cloudy with a chance of rising Greens: state poll is big test for Labor

It may be that the biggest election threat to the Palaszczuk government isn't the LNP, but inner-city Greens.

Queensland MP Jackie Trad (Image AAP/Glenn Hunt)

Elections sink to new low as female candidates face vile abuse

The Queensland election campaign has offered an ugly reminder of the extent to which sexism still plays a part in our political discourse.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington (Images: AAP/Dan Peled)

The race to rule Queensland is almost upon us. Here’s a primer for the bifurcated state

Queensland is a state of traditions. But will it break with one at the ballot box next month?

Acting Federal Minister for Immigration Alan Tudge (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Tudge match

Good morning early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter plays down the Federal Court's finding that Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge engaged in criminal conduct, and potential changes to credit laws that would remove some global financial crisis-era liabilities on banks lie ahead. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (right) (Image: AAP/Rick Stevens)

A koala-fied opinion

Good morning, early birds. The koala schism has led to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian issuing an ultimatum to Deputy Premier John Barilaro and his Nationals cabinet colleagues, and more Queensland ministers announce their decision to quit politics ahead of the October state election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (AAP/Glenn Hunt)

Humiliating backdown over media bill a lesson in fickle government

The Palaszczuk government — in announcing, boasting about and then withdrawing a bill targeting the media — has gifted the nation a lesson in fickle government. Reforms that were vital one day were in the bin the next.

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